Somers Senior Center


The Town of Somers Senior Center is open to all residents ages 55+. There is no membership required. All seniors are welcome! It is our goal to create a warm and welcoming environment where seniors feel at home and can take part in social, educational and recreational activities.

Hours:  Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

The Somers Senior Center will remain closed until further notice due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Please see our Summer Newsletter for all outdoor and zoom activities.

We hope you and your family are staying healthy during this time of uncertainty. We look forward to rolling out a re opening plan when we feel it is safe to do so, until then feel free to contact the Senior Center if you have questions, concerns, or are in need of assistance.

Dial A Ride Update 07/30/2020 

Starting August 3, 2020 the dial a ride buses will be open for all transportation needs with limited availability. Medical and Employment transportation will continue to take priority: as we are still limited to 2 riders per trip. For all other transportation needs please call in advance to schedule and we will do our best to accommodate all riders.

Starting August 13, 2020 we will be providing dedicated hours for shopping trips into Enfield.  The bus will run Monday and Thursday from 8:30am-1:30pm. Each trip will be limited to 2 riders and given a 1.5 hour shopping window.

For more information or to schedule a ride please call 860 763 4379 or email 


A Few Photos from some of our newly added outdoor activities!



Please find a link to the new  Somers Senior Center Policies & Procedures manual below:

Somers Senior Center Policies & Procedures Manual

Newsletters are available at the Senior Center, as well as various locations throughout town including, Somers Public Library, Somers Post Office, Hometown Kitchen, The office of Dr. Tucker, Geissler’s, Town Hall, and Somers Social Service office.

Please click on the link below to view our current newsletter. If you are interested in receiving the newsletter by e-mail, simply call us to be placed on our e-mail list! Rest assured your e-mail address will be used solely for the purpose of receiving the newsletter and will not be distributed.



Summer Edition Newsletter 2020

Latest Info from the Somers Connection ~ ***Please note August Mohegan Sun trip has been cancelled

A Note from the Somers Senior Center Somers Connection

March April Newsletter 2020

January & February Newsletter 2020

Somers Senior Center is now on facebook!


Upcoming Special Events 

**********EXTENDED ***********BINGO DRAWING August 5th 2020 


Join us for Blacktop Coffee & Conversation ~ This offers a chance to talk with new friends and connect with old  

Tuesdays and Fridays @ 9:00 am starting July 7, 2020

Location ~ Senior Center Patio

For More Information contact or call 860 763 4379

***Please Bring a beverage of choice from home***


Virtual Trivia with Friends ~ Wednesdays in July and August  @ 10:00am


Starting Wednesday July 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am

To register and for details Please contact  no later than 9:00am each week.


Virtual Chair Aerobic ~ A Fan Favorite Reinvented ~ Same Class Different Look

  *** Ask us for Information on receiving a copy of our chair aerobics DVD for home use***

Pull up a chair every Tuesday @ 10:00am from the comfort of your own living room

Starts July 7, 2020 and will be ongoing weekly

To register and for meeting details contact 


Senior Support Group with Home Helpers**** Outdoor on the patio starting August 3, 2020****

The first Monday of Every month @ 10:00 am

Email Nicole at for details


How to Sign Up for a Zoom Meet ~






All Health & Wellness Classes will be held OUTDOORS until Further Notice 

Health & Wellness ClassesSee the source image


Join Ritch Ryan for movement & breathing to enhance health and wellness

Monday 9:00 am Senior Center Patio Drop-in class Free for July & August

45 minutes

Starting July 6, 2020



Yoga Stretching 

Stretch while sitting or standing

Provided by Somers Yoga & Wellness

Thursday 10:00 am Senior Center Patio Drop-in Class Free for July & August

Sit or Stand

Starting July 9, 2020

Classes are Ongoing weekly  No Rain Date  call the Senior Center @ 860 763 4379 for more details All Levels welcome 

Contact us for more information!


Upcoming Trips ~ Everyone signed up for a trip that was postponed or cancelled should have been notified, if you would like an update please reach out to the Senior Center via phone.

OUT TO LUNCH BUNCH which will meet monthly with a new Restaurant Adventure every month, transportation provided by the Senior Bus and participants order and pay off the menu.



2020 Mohegan Sun Round Trip Bus Tours 

$35 Per Person Trip Includes Round trip Deluxe Bus, 2 $10 Gambling Voucher, $15 Food Voucher

(Bus Departs 8:30 am Returns 6:00 pm)

Monday –  October 19, 2020  (These dates are tentative)

Sign Up Required, seats are limited

March Friendship Tour


Title VI Program Guide

The Town of Somers offers transportation services to residents 60+ or those who are on Social Security Disability.

Click here to view our transportation brochure


Click here for the transportation registration form

CHOICES Counseling

The Somers Senior Center offers CHOICES counseling. CHOICES stands for Connecticut’s program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach, Information & Referral, Counseling and Eligibility Screening. Free and objective information, counseling and assistance is available to older adults and persons with disabilities enabling them to understand and exercise their rights, access and receive benefits to which they are entitled, and make more informed decisions about quality of life issues. CHOICES is also an excellent Medicare resource for individuals who are “New to Medicare”, for example, just turning 65 years old or eligible for Medicare because of a qualifying illness or disability. Trained CHOICES staff can help consumers navigate life’s stages while reducing the stress and confusion. Counselors do not sell insurance.

Meals on Wheels

If you or someone you know is homebound and unable to grocery shop/prepare meals, they may be eligible for Meals on Wheels. The program is available to residents of Somers who are considered homebound for a fee of $4.00 per hot meal and $3.00 per cold meal. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.


We are in need of volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels. If you or someone you know is willing to donate your/their time to this important program, please contact Christina at 860-265-7551 for more information.


Jillian Connors, Senior Center Supervisor

Florence Hurley, Senior Center Coordinator

Melinda Burnham, Dial-a-Ride Coordinator/Driver

Ed Hart, Dial-a-Ride Driver

John Morrison, Dial-a-Ride Driver

Richard Day, Dial-a-Ride Driver

Physical Location:
Somers Senior Center
19 Battle Street
Somers, CT 06071
Mailing address:
Somers Senior Center
19 Battle Street
Somers, CT 06071
Senior Center Phone:
(860) 763-4379Senior Center Fax:
Summer Edition Newsletter 2020
Summer Edition Newsletter 2020
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